Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trip Log – Day 239 – Pecan Island, LA to Lafayette, LA

February 22, 2016 – Rain, 65 degrees Miles Today: 54 Miles to Date: 12,176 States to Date: 29 Louisiana continues to be kind to me, even in pouring rain. I woke at dawn, helped my host with a few chores, … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Tim Lawson, Portal AZ

Tom Lawson is a very long distance runner. His preferred venue are races where runner’s cover a mile loop as many times as they can in six days. “There’s a kitchen on the course. We run in one side, grab … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 238 – Cameron, LA to Pecan Island, LA

February 21, 2016 – Clouds, 70 degrees Miles Today: 60 Miles to Date: 12,122 States to Date: 29 Solid clouds, smooth roads, a withering breeze, scant traffic, and friendly fishermen made for a great day of riding. The only things … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Ron Kaczor, Portal AZ

Ron Kaczor grew up in Union, NJ but spent summers with an aunt and uncle who introduced him to Native American traditions. He spent four years as a Marist monk, came out as a gay man in the 1970’s, and … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 237 – Port Arthur, TX to Cameron, LA

February 20, 2016 – Sun, 75 degrees Miles Today: 56 Miles to Date: 12,062 States to Date: 29 For the next month my biggest climbs are going to be over shipping channels. I downshifted over two tall bridges today as … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 236 – Beaumont, TX to Port Arthur, TX

February 19, 2016 – Sun, 75 degrees Miles Today: 38 Miles to Date: 12,006 States to Date: 28 Although I have yet to cross the Louisiana state line, today was my first day in the South. Everything moved a bit … Continue reading

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Responses: How will we live tomorrow?

How will we live tomorrow? “I have only twenty or thirty more years. I’m sure we’ll come up with some new technologies.” Bill, natural gas pipeline manager, Dobbin, TX How will we live tomorrow? “If we don’t change the way … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 235 – Houston, TX to Beaumont, TX

February 18, 2016 – Sun, 70 degrees Miles Today: 86 Miles to Date: 11,968 States to Date: 28  Closing in on 12,000 miles and spanning the breadth of Texas makes me an expert of sorts on one ornery aspect of … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Arthur Bassett, McNeal, AZ

Thomas Arthur Bassett III (Tommy) and Thomas Arthur Bassett IV (Arthur) live in a Quaker community in the Sulfur Spring Valley outside of McNeal AZ. Arthur spent three years in the Peace Corps in the South Pacific, got a Masters … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 234 – Houston, TX

February 17, 2016 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 31 Miles to Date: 11,882 States to Date: 28 What is art? What are our responsibilities to this planet and to each other? Are those two questions connected? This is what … Continue reading

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